An Outstanding Young Man

Rohan Shirwaiker receives an Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineering Award from SME

Rohan Shirwaiker, assistant professor, received the 2016 Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award from SME’s International Awards and Recognition Committee. The award recognizes Dr. Shirwaiker’s significant achievements and leadership in the field of manufacturing engineering as a young engineer.

Since 1980, the SME Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award has recognized manufacturing engineers, age 35 or younger, who have made exceptional contributions and accomplishments in the manufacturing industry.

About SME

SME is an organization for individuals, students, educators and companies involved in all facets of manufacturing. Founded in 1932, it is dedicated to advancing and educating the manufacturing industry. This is accomplished through a variety of tactics and outlets including events, media, membership, training and development, and an education foundation. SME focuses its efforts on several areas of manufacturing: aerospace and defense, energy, medical and motorized vehicles.

Vision: Enhance progress, prosperity and strong communities through manufacturing.

Mission: Inspire, prepare and support our stakeholders in the advancement of manufacturing.

Purpose: Advance manufacturing and attract future generations.

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